PITTSBURG, Kan.- Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Osage Church of the Brethren, for Edna Sangrey (Tyson) Brubaker, 86, Pittsburg, formerly of Golden City, Mo., who died at 4:05 a.m. Friday, June 19, 2020, at Medicalodge South of Pittsburg. Pastor Jim Therrien will officiate. Burial will follow in the Osage Brethren Cemetery. A private family visitation will be held prior to the funeral.
The service will be live streamed on our website (brennermortuary.com) through Mrs. Brubaker's obituary page. Friends may call from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday at the Brenner Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials are given to the Osage Church of the Brethren Missions Fund. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com.
Survivors include her seven children, Joycetta Wanner and husband Bruce, Gap, PA, J. Larry Brubaker, Moriarty, N.M., Evelyn Woodrum and husband Gary, Pittsburg, Cheryl Pickenpaugh and husband Bill, Gilmer, Texas, David Brubaker and wife Tina, Golden City, Mo., Nancy Simhiser and husband Ray, Stockton, Mo. and Karen Morgan and husband Joe, Lamar, Mo.; four brothers, Issac, Timothy, James and Warren Tyson; three sisters, Lois Neuenschwander, Josephine Brubaker and Mary Sue Corey; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a sister and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Brubaker was born September 8, 1933, at Manheim, PA, the daughter of Aaron S. and Esther S. (Sangrey) Tyson. She graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School and Lancaster General Hospital’s School of Nursing.
On June 8, 1957, she was united in marriage to Wilbur G. Brubaker. They were married for 59 years. He preceded her in death on March 9, 2017.
Mrs. Brubaker was a Registered Nurse, working at the former Lockwood Hospital and Mount Vernon Place Care Center. She was also a homemaker.
Membership was held in the Osage Church of the Brethren, McCune.
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